CBI concludes presenting evidence in Kavita Rani murder case
Ghaziabad: CBI has concluded presenting its
evidence in the murder case of Kavita Rani, a 29-year-old
professor at Meerut University who was murdered in 2006.
Rani, who was allegedly close to many VIPs, was murdered
on October 23 that year when she was returning from her home
in Bulandshar district on the occasion of Diwali. Her body has
not been recovered till now.
The case involved the names of former UP cabinet
ministers including food minister Babulal, primary education
minister Kiran Pal, irrigation minister Merajuddin Ahmed as
well as industrialist Daya Nand Gupta and Meerut University
Vice Chancellor RP Singh.
Presenting evidence in the CBI special court of judge AK
Singh, the investigating agency requested it to register a
case of cheating against Ahmed. He had denied any involvement
with the victim, but the agency had presented a CD which
contradicted his claims.
Prime accused Ravinder Pradhan had died under mysterious
circumstances in Dasna jail in 2008.
Four persons are still behind bars as accused in this